Baseball

Clarke swings baseball bat in practice

Brisbane, Feb 4 (IANS) — Injured Australia skipper Michael Clarke practiced with a baseball bat, smashing a few deliveries... (more...)

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Baseball great Ernie Banks dies at 83

Washington, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) — Baseball great Ernie Banks, a two-time winner of the National League Most Valuable... (more...)

Japanese star pitcher leaves MLB

Houston, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) — Japanese star pitcher Hiroki Kuroda is leaving Major League Baseball (MLB) and returning... (more...)

Average salary of MLB palyers exceeds $3.8 mn

Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) — The Major League Baseball (MLB) Players Association announced that the average salary of... (more...)

Cuban baseball Hall of Fame reopens after half a century

Havana, Nov 10 (IANS) — Cuban baseball’s Hall of Fame was reopened here, after a 54-year gap. The Hall of Fame... (more...)

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Dodgers bring in A’s executive Farhan Zaidi as general manager

Athletics’ executive Farhan Zaidi to be named Dodgers GM. MLB.com/screen shot JANIE MCCAULEY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OAKLAND,... (more...)

Cuba’s Despaigne to join Japan’s pro baseball league

Havana, July 16 (IANS) — Cuban outfielder Alfredo Despaigne will be joining Japan’s professional baseball association... (more...)

Former NBA star makes professional baseball debut

Washington, May 11 (IANS) — Former NBA star Tracy McGrady has made his professional baseball debut. He started as the... (more...)

LA Clippers owner Sterling banned for life by NBA

New York, April 30 (IANS) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life by the National Basketball... (more...)

Cuba’s oldest pro baseball player dies at 102

Havana, April 24 (IANS) — Cuba’s oldest professional baseball player Conrado Marrero, who participated in the... (more...)

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce named top sports personalities

Asuncion (Paraguay), Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) — Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have been voted top sporting... (more...)

Baseball: Cuba, Mexico to open 2014 Caribbean Series

Havana, Dec 25 (IANS) — Cuba will play Mexico in the opening baseball game of the 2014 Caribbean Series, to be held... (more...)

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World Cup final

Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Freedom-Section 66A-India

Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Blogs

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Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

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When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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cancer treatment

Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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health-India

Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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